Statement of Accreditation Status

Daemen University

  • CEO: Dr. Gary Olson, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Irene Holohan-Moyer
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Rosary Hill College (8/1/1976) Daemen College (3/15/2022)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1956
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2021

Contact Information

4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226-3592

(716) 839-3600

www.daemen.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • March 5, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • November 21, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due January 6, 2020, addressing the institution's status with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • May 24, 2019
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due September 1, 2019, addressing the action by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard III: Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience; Standard IV: Support of the Student Experience; and Requirement of Affiliation 6.
  • April 30, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first and second Alternative Delivery Method programs (online Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) degree; and online Post-Master's Certificate in ABA) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024 - 2025.
  • June 27, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at International Center for Excellence in Animation (ICEA), Tri-Main Center, 2495 Main Street, Suite 530, Buffalo, NY 14214. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • June 30, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Ditmas Intermediate School, 700 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY 11218 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • January 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at 1032 6th Avenue, 3rd & 4th Floors, New York, NY 10018. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • September 3, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at International Center for Excellence in Animation (ICEA), Tri-Main Center, 2495 Main Street, Suite 530, Buffalo, NY 14214 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • September 3, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Post-secondary Certificate (<1 year) in Visual Effects within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • June 27, 2013
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to reclassify the instructional site at 4419 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11204 as an additional locations and to include it within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the progress report, due April 1, 2013, documenting further implementation of a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness and to evaluate and improve student learning outcomes (Standards 7 & 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Visual Effects
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    4419 18th Avenue
    4419 18th Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
    Opened: 08/27/2012
  • Additional Location
    Alternative Teacher Cert-CHSE& ECSE
    Total Testing Incorporated (TTI) 4200 16th Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
  • Additional Location
    Brooklyn Site
    4006 18th Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    Opened: 09/01/2010
  • Additional Location
    Ditmas Intermediate School
    700 Cortelyou Road
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    Opened: 06/30/2014
  • Additional Location
    Lakewood Site
    Bnos Bais Yaakov 155 North Oberlin Avenue
    Lakewood, NJ 08701
    Opened: 09/01/2011
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monsey Site - Skills Building Center
    15 Widman Court
    Spring Valley, NY 10977-3322

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